Erin Högerle is a Ph.D. Candidate and research assistant at the Institute for English and American Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt. She holds an M.A. in Theater, Film and Media Studies and English Studies from Goethe University and completed her degree with a thesis titled “Comic to Film: Title Sequences of Comic Book Adaptations as Transmedial Transitional Space”. Her research interests include film narratology, genre theory, cinema and the national, migrant experience and cultural identity in film, and transmedia storytelling. She works for film festivals and in film production as assistant director and director.